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First time Toyota 4Runner owner

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gtp900, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Oct 20, 2015 at 6:09 PM
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    Gtp900

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    Just picked a my first Toyota tonight, a 1998 4Runner SR5 TRD :). So I have done a little research, and apparently this is a pretty rare truck? It is a stock TRD package. I have wanted a 4Runner for a while, and this is my first 4 wheel drive truck, so I'm excited to start modding/fixing/playing :) image.jpg
     
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  2. Oct 20, 2015 at 7:19 PM
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    Welcome! What do you have planned for it?
     
  3. Oct 21, 2015 at 8:29 AM
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    Not sure yet, hoping to get some ideas here. I do have one issue I need to take care of, there is a slight noise that I was told may be the rear pinon seal, or transfer case. So I need to take care of that first. Second the truck has 183xxx on original supercharger, and original oil, so I looked it up and they say they usually only last 100k before needing to be rebuilt? Either way, I want to try to change oil and see if it is still creating proper boost, if it isn't I was thinking of possibly converting to a turbo set up, but I haven't found any info on anyone elts doing that mod yet so if anyone knows about this let me know :)
     
  4. Oct 21, 2015 at 9:34 AM
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    Throw up some pics of the suspension for us if you would. I would be interested to see what it came with if it is still stock.

    Blue
     
  5. Oct 21, 2015 at 1:01 PM
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  6. Oct 21, 2015 at 2:52 PM
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    Ok, so upon some further research, (digging through old receipts/papers found in the truck) I founds thisimage.jpgso not stock, but dealer installed new. So now I guess I just need to figure out exactly what was done i.e. (Injectors/exhaust/suspension ect...)
     
  7. Oct 23, 2015 at 6:01 PM
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    Interesting...

    And what supercharger is under the hood?
     
  8. Oct 23, 2015 at 6:03 PM
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    The grey one.
     
  9. Oct 23, 2015 at 6:07 PM
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    Ok. First or second gen. Let me be more specific
     
  10. Oct 23, 2015 at 6:09 PM
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    Not sure I guess, I thought all the grey ones were first gen? How can you tell the difference?
     
  11. Oct 23, 2015 at 6:17 PM
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    A few things here and there. Still dreaming up stuff
    Is it more square or more rounded on top? I'm on my phone or I would load a picture. Maybe Bob would be so kind to they up some pics for us....
     
  12. Oct 23, 2015 at 6:18 PM
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    I ha e a better idea. You can take it off and I can make sure it's tune correct when I test it on one of my 3rd gens
     
  13. Oct 31, 2015 at 3:57 PM
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    Sorry it took so long, here is the pic

    image.jpg
     
  14. Oct 31, 2015 at 6:12 PM
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    1st gen super charger. There have been a few guys rebuild them. If you have no docs on that I would get buys on that project bud.

    Blue
     

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